Posted on · The deadliest single fire in Houston history took place on Sept. 7, 1943.
Posted on · Writer Micah Fields talks about his book, "We Hold Our Breath: A Journey to Texas Between Storms," which is part memoir and part history of his hometown.
Posted on · Houston native Arman Badrei discusses the love letter he wrote to the 19-mile Houston thoroughfare for Texas Monthly called “What Westheimer Means to Me.”
Posted on · On Thursday's show: Politicians are pointing fingers at different entities about concerns regarding energy supply. But how true are those claims? Then we discuss the concept of sportswashing. And we reflect on how air conditioning shaped our city's growth and development.
Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Why Mayor Sylvester Turner and other city officials showed up for public comment at an H-GAC board meeting, the week in politics, and making workplaces more accessible for the disabled.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: State lawmakers take up the governor’s emergency item on ERCOT reform, lawyers try to sue the energy grid operator over last week’s power outage, and Houston City Councilman Edward Pollard answers listener questions.
Posted on · Author Mark Lardas discusses his book, Vanished Houston Landmarks, which focuses on – like it sounds – some locations key to local history that we've torn down.
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Renters in crisis, our weekly political roundup, how the pandemic might advance the use of automation and robotics, and A History Lover’s Guide to Houston.
Posted on · We all know about AstroWorld and the Shamrock Hotel. But what about the former blimp base or the first home of NASA?
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: The wage gap for minority women in Texas, the week in politics, how to leave work at work, and vanished Houston landmarks.
Posted on · Join us... underground!
Posted on · We learn about the contributions of Sicilian immigrants to Houston history and culture.
Posted on · From Charlotte Allen, to Mary Levy, and from Phyllis Frye to Annise Parker, Houston History Alliance tells the stories of influential and unsung women from the city’s past.
Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We discuss what possible impact Brett Kavanaugh's nomination could have on the November election. We learn about influential women in Houston history. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And we learn about a book chronicling Houston’s rap scene.
Posted on · Houston native Dr. Tyina Steptoe writes about how migration to Houston before World War II made the city culturally unique. Her book is called Houston Bound: Culture and Color in a Jim Crow City.